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Image for Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art

Designs for Living, Symbolic Communications in African Art

By: Adams, Monni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cambridge,MA, The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004365

ISBN: 0674199693

Condition: Very Good


143 pages; 99 b&w illustrations. Wooden sculpture, Wood masks, woven cloths. Perspectives: art for whom; art for what purpose: Art and the Cosmos, Art and the Community, Art and the Individual. Clean throughout; tight binding; lightly rubbed along edges of the covers. View more info

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The Royal Arts of Africa: The Majesty of Form

By: Blier, Suzanne Preston

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004372

ISBN: 0810927055

Condition: Very Good


272 pages; 200 illustrations most color. The royal arts of powerful kingdoms of West and Central Africa before European contact: Benin, Yoruba, Dahomey, Asante, Kongo, Kuba, Cameroon. Timeline, Glossary, Bibliography. Previous owner's small label on the half-title page. Otherwise, clean and bright throughout, tight binding. View more info

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Berber Art, An Introduction

By: D' Ucel, Jeanne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1932

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 005007

ISBN: no

Condition: Very Good


227 pages; numerous b&w illustrations; illustrated endpapers. Described at the time of publication as " the first introduction to Berber Art." Clean throughout; tight binding; uneven fading to the front board. The dustjacket is whole with some small tape repair, tender seams; now in a Brodart cover. View more info

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Buddhist Paintings from Shrines and Temples in Ceylon

By: Dhanapala, D.B. (Introduction by)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The New American Library: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004879

ISBN: no

Condition: Fine


24 pages text followed by 28 plates, some double-page. Bibliography. A Mentor-Unesco Art Book published by arrangement with UNESCO. The author "discusses the deeply religious basis of Sinhalese temple paintings - a medium through which traditional myths were explained to the followers of Buddha. He describes the composition, color, and form; the symbol and style characteristic of this art." Clean throughout; binding square and tight. View more info

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Treasures of Ancient Nigeria

By: Eyo, Ekpo and Frank Willett

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004896

ISBN: 0394738586

Condition: Very Good


162 pages; 100 catalogued items in color or b&w; b&w text illustrations. Terracottas, bronzes and ivories dating as early as 500 B.C. Clean throughout, binding tight. View more info

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The Collector's Eye: The Ernest Erickson Collections at The Brooklyn Museum

By: Ferber, Linda S.; Diana Fane; Richard A. Fazzini; Robert S. Bianchi; James F. Romano; Amy G. Poster; Sheila R. Canby

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Brooklyn Museum: 1987

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 002835

ISBN: 0-87273-108-1

Condition: Fine


272 pages; 203 b&w, 5 color illustrations. A broad collection, including ancient Andean and North American Indian, Ancient Egyptian, Ancient Iranian, Indian and Southeast Asian, Islamic Art. View more info

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Africa Adorned

By: Fisher, Angela

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004827

ISBN: 0810918234

Condition: Fine


304 pages; 457 illustrations, including 414 color. Visited are East Africa; Equatoria: Old Africa (pockets of ancient tradition); The Savannah; The Sahara; The Maghreb; The Horn. Jewelry, dress, body decoration and hairstyle for women and men are pictured and considered for their cultural importances. 1994 reprint. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Nouvelle-Irlande: Arts du Pacifique Sud

By: Gunn, Michael & Philippe Peltier (sous la direction de)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée du quai Branly: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002987

ISBN: 2915133492

Condition: Fine


304 pages; more than 20 essays with illustrations; 131 color plates. French text. View more info

Image for Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture

Echoing Images: Couples in African Sculpture

By: LaGamma, Alisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2004

Seller ID: 001976

ISBN: 1-58839-108-6

Condition: Fine


52 pages; thorough text; 32 color plates; Exhibition Checklist; Works Cited. View more info

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The Art of Africa, the Pacific Islands, and the Americas / The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin

By: Newton, Douglas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1981

Seller ID: 001811

Condition: Very Good.


56 pages; well illustrated; full-page color. MMA Bulletin Fall 1981. Clean and tight. View more info

Image for Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles

Designs & Patterns from North African Carpets & Textiles

By: Revault, Jacques

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1973

Seller ID: 003269

ISBN: 0-486-22850-9

Condition: Very Good


121 pages; 340 illustrations, including 2 color. Selections from the four portfolios of Tapis tunisiens, by L. Poinssot and J. Revault View more info

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African Sculpture

By: Segy, Ladislas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004379

ISBN: 0486203964

Condition: Very Good


244 pages; 164 full-page photographic illustrations. An original work by Dover. View more info

Image for African Textiles and Decorative Arts

African Textiles and Decorative Arts

By: Sieber, Roy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 1972

Seller ID: 004374

ISBN: 0870702270

Condition: Very Good


240 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Costumes (woven fabrics), headdresses and hair styles, jewelry, utensils, decorative scarification, body painting. Bibliography. Previous owner's name on title page. Edges rubbed, cover corners creased. Clean and bright within; pages flat; tight binding View more info